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U-Kiss lands in K-Pop crazy Manila!

U-Kiss mall shows and autograph signing sessions will be at SM Megamall on March 26 (Friday, 5 PM), SM Clark Pampanga on March 27 (Saturday, 6 PM) and SM North EDSA, The Annex on March 28 (Sunday, 5 PM)

U-Kiss are Eli, Kevin, Alexander, Ki Bum, Dong Ho, Soo Hyun and Ki Seop.

U-Kiss, an acronym for Ubiquitous Korean International Super Star, is a 7-member South Korean boy band under NH Media. They debuted in 2008 with their single entitled "Not Young", but their real breakthrough came last year with the red hot dance single "Man Man Ha Ni". The group is composed of 7 boys, two of whom (Kevin and Ki Bum) were former members of group Xing and Ki Bum is SS501's Kim Hyung Joon's younger brother. Soo Hyun also drew attention to the group by being a former JYP trainee and Good Entertainment trainee.

The group targets not only Korea, but the entire Asian music industry. The groupÆs members come from America, Macau and China. Collectively, the members speak four different languages - English, Mandarin, Japanese and Korean .

Now the group is releasing their highly anticipated first full-length album "Only One", which again features works from hit-making producer Brave Brothers (producers of "Man Man Ha Ni"). The advance track "Without You" is a youthful dance tune with a light melody and refreshing arrangement, offering a completely different vibe than their last single. The album's main track, hip-hop and electronic number "Bingeul Bingeul (Round and Round)" continues the Man Man Ha Ni style, Aside from the Brave Brothers. Pop producer of KaraÆs ôIf U Wannaö and ôBreak It,ö Han Sang-won was on board this album with ôBang Bang Bangö and ôDancing Floorö The 14-track album also includes remix versions of U-Kiss's previous singles "Man Man Ha Ni", "Not Young", "I Like You" and "Talk To Me".

U-Kiss's "Only One" Track listing:

1) Intro
2) Bingeul Bingeul (Round and Round)
3) Without You
4) What Did You Say?
5) Bang Bang Bang
6) Dancing Floor
7) Man Man Ha Ni (Remix)
8) O.K!(Remix)
9) I Like You (Remix)
10) Talk to Me (Remix)
11) Not Young (Remix)
12) Give It to Me (Remix)
13) Round and Round (Instrumental)
14) What Did You Say? (Instrumental)

U-Kiss Member Profiles:

Soo Hyun
Real Name: Shin Soo Hyun
Birth date: March 11, 1989
Physical: Height - 181cm / Weight - 67kg
Family: Parents, Older Sister & Younger Sister
Specialties: R&B, Dance, Soccer, Singing, Piano
Facts: He was a trainee under Good Entertainment and JYP Entertainment before. Thus he is close with some 2PM and 2AM artists.

Alexander
Real Name: Alexander Lee Eusebio
Birth date: July 29, 1989
Physical: Height - 181cm / Weight - 63kg
Family: Parents, Older Sister
Specialties: English, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, French, Spanish, Rap Facts: He can speak 7 different languages.

Ki Bum
Real Name: Kim Ki Bum
Birth date: December 29, 1990
Physical: Height - 180cm / Weight - 53kg
Family: Parents, Older Brother
Specialties: Composing Music, Poppin' Dance, Japanese, Piano, Singing, Composing, Acting.
Facts: He is the younger brother of SS501's Kim Hyung Joon, he's a former member of Xing. He can speak in Japanese.

NOTE: Not to be confused with Super Junior's Kim Kibum, Shinee's Kim KiBum (Key) and Boys Over Flowers' actor (Yi Jung) Kim Bum.

Ki Seop
Real Name: Lee Ki Sub
Birth date: January 17, 1991
Physical: Height - 180cm / Weight - 60kg
Facts: Joined U-Kiss on their 3rd Mini Album.

Eli
Real Name: Eli / Kim Kyoung Jae
Birth date: March 13, 1991
Physical: Height - 180cm / Weight - 60kg
Family: Parents, Older Sister, Younger Sister
Specialties: Taekwondo, Kung Fu, English, Chinese, Rap Facts: He was born in L.A then he moved to Washington D.C. He then went to Beijing to study, so he knows Mandarin. He learned Kung Fu and Taekwondo for 12 years. He can speak English fluently.

Kevin
Real Name: Kevin Woo / Woo Sung Hyun
Birth date: November 25, 1991
Physical: Height - 178cm / Weight - 50kg
Family: Parents, Older Sister
Specialties: Poppin' Dance, Guitar, Piano, English, Singing
Facts: He lived in California / San Francisco, so he's also fluent in English. Along with KiBum, he is also a former member of Xing.

Dong Ho
Real Name: Shin Dong Ho
Birth date: June 29, 1994
Physical: Height - 175cm / Weight - 65kg
Family: Parents, Older Brother
Specialties: Golf, Drums, Soccer Facts: He is the Magnae or youngest of the group.

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